About the Author

Dan Holmes

Dan Holmes has written three books about sports. He previously worked for the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Major League Baseball. He enjoys writing, running, and lemon bars. He lives near Lake Michigan with his daughters and usually has an orange cream soda nearby.

Michigan Vs. Ohio State Betting Odds And Preview

November 24, 2021 | By: Dan Holmes

In the 1970s, the rivalry between the Michigan Wolverines and Ohio State Buckeyes was called “The Ten-Year War.” Seven years into Jim Harbaugh’s tenure as head coach of the Maize and Blue, his team’s experience against the Buckeyes has been less of a war, and more like an occupation. Ohio State is 5-0 against Harbaugh […]

Michigan Sports Betting Sets Revenue Record in October

November 24, 2021 | By: Dan Holmes

Thanks to five football weekends, sports betting in Michigan set a record in October with a betting handle of $463.3 million according to the Michigan Gaming Control Board. Paired with the more than $34 million in sports bets taken in by Detroit casinos in October, close to half a billion ($497.6 million) was wagered in […]

Michigan Vs. Maryland Betting Odds And Analysis

November 17, 2021 | By: Dan Holmes

The “Trap Game.” Everyone likes to toss that phrase around. In this case, it means No. 8-ranked Michigan potentially overlooking an opponent one week before its biggest rivalry game. But if there’s one thing coach Jim Harbaugh has done in his seven seasons in Ann Arbor, it’s beat the schools he’s supposed to. He’s also […]

Kambi Sportsbook Will Launch In Michigan Next Year Via Tribal Partnership

November 17, 2021 | By: Dan Holmes

More options will be available for Michigan sports bettors next year, as Kambi will launch a sportsbook in the state in early 2022. Kambi Group has entered into an agreement with Saginaw Chippewa Gaming Enterprises, part of which will allow Kambi to launch a sportsbook under its name. The deal between the Saginaw Chippewa Indian […]

BetMGM Michigan Casino Launches New Live Dealer Games And Promo Offer

November 15, 2021 | By: Dan Holmes

The weather is turning wet and cold in Michigan as winter lurks. BetMGM Michigan has a dozen new casino games available for players in Michigan to ensure a fun time inside where it’s warm. The online casino app has a promotional offer for Michigan users, too. $5K Live Dealer Leaderboard from BetMGM Don’t have plans […]

Detroit Casinos Report 4.2% Increase Revenue Growth in October

November 14, 2021 | By: Dan Holmes

Detroit’s three casinos reported $114.1 million in monthly aggregate revenue for October 2021. Of that total, which is a 4.2% increase over September, table games and slots allotted for $111.5 million of the revenue, and retail sports betting accounted for $2.6 million. Once again, MGM Grand Detroit topped the three casinos in the city, pulling […]

FOX Bet Michigan Offers Promos for Wolverines, Spartans, Lions Games

November 12, 2021 | By: Dan Holmes

Football fans in Michigan have three intriguing matchups this weekend as the Wolverines and Spartans continue their pursuit of the Big Ten East division title, and the Lions seek their first win of the season on the road. Once again, FOX Bet has betting promos for college football and NFL fans in The Mitten State […]

Michigan State Vs. Maryland Betting Odds And Analysis

November 10, 2021 | By: Dan Holmes

After getting his team to No. 3 in the nation and into the College Football Playoff picture, coach Mel Tucker now faces the task of having to climb back just to win the Big Ten East division. That road begins on Saturday with a game (4 p.m. ET) in East Lansing against the visiting Maryland […]